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Nurse Navigators

A nurse navigator is a specially trained nurse who works with a patient’s care team to provide support and resources. In this course, learn how a nurse navigator can advocate for patients and their caregivers during their cancer journey.

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Guide to Financial Resources

At Essentia Health Cancer Center, the oncology team includes social workers with specialized training in assisting patients during cancer treatment and survivorship. In this course, you’ll learn how a social worker can help understand the financial side of cancer treatment.

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Nutrition is an important part of life, cancer treatment, recovery, and prevention. Food is one of the few things you can be in control of during your treatment. There are many myths around cancer and nutrition - learn the facts in this course!

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Physical Activity

Exercise is an important part of a cancer treatment plan. A growing amount of research shows that regular exercise can greatly improve physical and mental health during every phase of treatment. Learn more about physical activity for cancer patients in this course.


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5d. Knowledge Check: Occupational vs. Physical Therapy


3c. Knowledge Check: Servings and Portions

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